Roundhill’s poor start continues

Roundhill A have lost their first eight matches in Section A.
Roundhill A have lost their first eight matches in Section A.

Bottom team Roundhill A are still looking for their first win this season in Castleford and District Snooker League Section A.

They slumped to their eighth successive defeat when they lost 8-2 to title-chasers Pontefract Cue Club F.

Cue Club F are joint second with Great Preston A, two points behind leaders Ladybalk A, who bounced back from two defeats by overcoming Pontefract Cue Club C 6-4.

Pontefract Cue Club E snatched top spot in Section B by trouncing Garforth WMC C 10-0.

Cue Club E are four points clear of closest rivals Smawthorne B who lost 6-4 to Smawthorne A.

Garforth WMC D have a commanding 12-point lead in Section C after making it seven wins from eight matches by beating Swillington Welfare B 6-4.

Just two points separates Pontefract Cue Club A, Kippax Ex-Service B, Kippax Ex-Serv A and Rockware A at the top of Section D. Cue Club A stepped their challenge by collecting maximum points against Pontefract Conservatives B.

RESULTS - Section A: Elmet A 8, Great Preston C 2; Garforth WMC A 2, Smawthorne D 8; Great Preston A 10, Swillington Welf D 0; Kippax Central B 8, Green Bowling A 2; Ladybalk A 6, Ponte Cue Club C 4; Ponte Bowling A 6, B and S Sports Club A 4; Prince of Wales B 8, Rothwell WMC A 2; Roundhill A 2, Ponte Cue Club F 8.

Section B: Carleton B 6, Swillington Welf C 4; Ponte Cue Club B 4, Ponte Cue Club G 6; Ponte Cue Club E 10, Garforth WMC C 0; Ponte Social A 10, Knottingley Cons B 0; Rockware B 2, Garforth CC A 8; Smawthorne A 6, Smawthorne B 4; Townville A 8, NADS A 2.

Section C: Garforth WMC A 10, Edward B 0; Green Bowling B 6, Queen Victoria 4; Ponte Cons A 2, Swillington Social A 8; Prince of Wales A 8, Ponte Cue Club D 2; Progressive A 6, Carleton A 4; Smawthorne C 8, Rockware C 2; Swillington Welf A 2, Featherstone A 8; Swillington Welf B 4, Garforth WMC D 6.

Section D: Garforth CC B 4, Kippax Ex Serv B 6; Great Preston B 0, Townville B 10; Hopetown WMC A 8, Prince of Wales C 2; Kippax Ex-Serv A 2, Rockware A 8; Knottingley Cons A10, St Joseph’s B 0; Ponte Cue Club A 10, Ponte Cons B 0; Swillington Social B 10, Ponte Bowling B 0; YMCA A 8, Ponte Social B 2.

POSITIONS - Section A: Ladybalk played 8, won 6, points 50; Great Preston A 8-5-48; Ponte Cue Club F 8-6-48; Prince of Wales B 8-6-46; Great Preston C 8-5-44; B and S Sports Club A 8-3-42; Elmet A 8-4-42; Ponte Cue Club C 8-4-40; Smawthorne D 8-4-40; Garforth WMC B 8-4-40; Swillington Welf D 8-4-38; Rothwell WMC A 8-3-36; Ponte Bowling A 8-4-36; Kippax Central B 8-4-36; Green Bowling A 8-2-32; Roundhill A 8-0-22.

Section B: Pontefract Cue Club E 8-6-56; Smawthorne B 8-5-52; Ponte Social A 8-5-48; Knottingley Cons B 8-5-48; Townville A 8-4-44; Swillington Welf C 8-4-40; Ponte Cue Club G 8-4-40; NADS A 8-4-38; St Joseph’s A 8-7-36; Smawthorne A 8-4-34; Garforth WMC C 8-4-34; Carleton B 8-4-34; Garforth CC A 8-2-32; Ponte Cue Club B 8-2-32; Rockware B 8-3-32; Progressive B 7-3-30.

Section C: Garforth WMC D 8-7-62; Ponte Cue Club D 8-5-50; Garforth WMC A 8-5-50; Queen Victoria 8-5-48; Prince of Wales A 8-5-44; Swillington Welf B 8-4-43; Edward B 8-4-42; Featherstone A 8-5-42; Smawthorne C 8-4-40; Rockware C 8-5-39; Carleton A 8-3-36; Swillington Welf A 8-5-34; Green Bowling B 8-2-30; Ponte Cons A 8-2-30; Swillington Social A 8-2-28; Progressive A 8-1-22.

Section D: Ponte Cue Club A 8-6-54; Kippax Ex Serv B 8-7-54; Kippax Ex Serv A 8-6-52; Rockware A 8-7-52; Ponte Cons B 8-5-46; Townville 8-5-44; Prince of Wales C 8-4-40; Garforth CC B 8-3-38; Hopetown WMC A 8-3-36; Swillington Social A 8-3-36; Knott Cons A 8-1-33; YMCA A 7-2-30; Ponte Bowling B 7-3-30; Great Preston B 7-2-26; Ponte Social B 7-1-25; St Joseph’s B 8-3-24.